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Eagles Rise to No. 5 in FCS Poll

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Eastern Washington, who was at one time the No. 1 team in the country is back to No. 5 after a blowout win over Cal Poly.

The Eagles are at No. 5 in the Sports Network Top 25 poll released Monday. They had dropped from No. 1 to No. 7 after a loss to Southern Utah.

Other Big Sky schools in the poll include Montana State at No. 2, Northern Arizona at No. 11 and Cal Poly at No. 19.

Eastern Washington's next game is Saturday against UC Davis at Roos Field in Cheney. It will be the Eagles' final home game of the season and will be televised on SWX. Their final game is Nov. 17 at Portland State.

 

 

Team (First-place votes) Record Points Previous Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (120) 8-1 4,072 1
2. Montana State Bobcats (17) 8-1 3,887 3
3. Sam Houston State Bearkats (14) 7-2 3,643 4
4. Old Dominion Monarchs (2) 8-1 3,545 5
5. Eastern Washington Eagles 7-2 3,374 7
6. Stony Brook Seawolves (4) 9-1 2,996 9
7. Georgia Southern Eagles (1) 7-2 2,995 2
8. Lehigh Mountain Hawks (4) 9-0 2,975 8
9. James Madison Dukes (1) 7-2 2,880 10
10. New Hampshire Wildcats (1) 8-2 2,633 11
11. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (2) 8-1 2,531 12
12. Appalachian State Mountaineers 7-3 2,392 15
13. Wofford Terriers 7-2 2,215 6
14. Central Arkansas Bears 8-2 2,108 13
15. Illinois State Redbirds 8-2 1,922 17
16. South Dakota State Jackrabbits 7-2 1,291 21
17. Towson Tigers 5-4 1,198 19
18. Indiana State Sycamores 7-3 1,143 14
19. Cal Poly Mustangs 7-2 1,057 16
20. Richmond Spiders 6-3 976 22
21. Villanova Wildcats 6-3 667 23
22. Eastern Kentucky Colonels 7-3 603 25
23. Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 7-2 504 NR
24. Tennessee State Tigers 8-2 377 18
25. Harvard Crimson 7-1 366 NR
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